• Serves 6
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 13 Ingredients


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This Tricolore Penne Picnic Salad recipe is proudly brought to you by Philips Pasta and Noodle Maker as part of the Philips Spring Kitchen.

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 600g Multicoloured Penne (made in the Philips Pasta and Noodle Maker)
  • 250g Green beans, blanched
  • 200g Asparagus, blanched
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 250g Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup Fresh Basil & Parsler, chopped
  • 1/2 Lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts (or other nuts) roasted
  • 100g Goats Cheese, crumbled


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the penne for 10 - 12 minutes. Drain and wash with cold water. Drain well.
  2. Prepare the dressing in a large salad bowl by whisking the lemon juice, white wine vinegar, olive oil, honey and ground black pepper together.
  3. Add the pasta and all other ingredients (except nuts and goats cheese) and toss together.
  4. Top with nuts and crumbled goats cheese.
  5. Serve immediately or as a picnic.

  • Wow creative, so colourful it is enough to attract the kids.


  • That looks like a colourful light dish for summer, so trying it !


  • Wow, sounds so simple and straight forward. Love the bright colour mix, will sure have to try it with the salad weather nearing. Thanks for sharing.


  • Wow! Amazingly vibrant, healthy and delicious! This will surely be a big hit at our next BBQ!


  • Looks wonderful and so colourful – thanks for sharing.


  • mmm, looks so vibrant and healthy on the plate


  • I’m definitely going to try this recipe out… yum!!


  • This is so pretty


  • a yummy rainbow pasta salad…


  • Love how vibrant and colourful this is! Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing!


  • What a colourful delight the likes of which I’ve never seen before. It makes me to want eat it. A yummy summer pasta salad.


  • They look so colourful and delicious.


  • Nice!! Thanks for sharing.


  • sooooo healthy I will be bouncing off the walls


  • Perfect for this hot weather and great side dish for xmas!


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